Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary - Tourist Places of Andhra Pradesh

About Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated about 70 kilometers from Rajahmundry, close to River Godavari, Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is the home to as many as 35 species of mangrove plants, 120 species of rare birds and innumerable species of flora and fauna and is also India's second largest mangrove forest after the Sunderbans in west bengal.

How to reach

By Air: Rajahmundry is the nearest airport. It has direct flights from the major cities and connecting flight from others. From here to Coringa, cabs can be hired, the drive would take anything between 1-2 hours.
By Rail: Kakinada is the nearest railway station about 20 kms away from Coringa. Taxis and state buses are available from here to the sanctuary.
By Road: Coringa is at a distance of 20 kms from Kakinada and 70 kms from Rajahmundry. Local cabs and buses are available to travel to and fro from the wildlife sanctuary.

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  • When to visit
  • It is preferable to visit Coringa anytime between October to May.

  • What to eat
  • One should carry a bag pack with light snacks and water as there aren't much eating out options here.

  • Attractions
  • Some of the wildlife found in the wildlife sanctuary is Otter, Jackal, Estuarine Crocodile and Fishing Cat. The avian population of the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary includes Snipes, Ducks, Flamingos and Sea Gulls. The sanctuary nests the olive ridley sea turtle in the month from January to March. Rare species of plants, trees, shrubs and herbs are also find inside the sanctuary.

  • Activities
  • Boat rides, jungle safari , bird watching are some of the activities tourists can engage here.

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